Agilex adds Chapman as VP to boost health care sector

Agilex Technologies Inc. is seeking to strengthen its health care sector with the appointment of Melissa Chapman to the newly created position of vice president for health solutions.

K4 will help HHS consolidate applications database

K4 Solutions Inc. will assist the Health and Human Services Department in processing scholarship and other applications under a five-year contract worth $9 million.

CDC awards $103 million information network contract

Danya International Inc. will continue operating the CDC's National Prevention Information Network under a new contract worth up to $103 million.

DHS seeks contractor for biosurveillance program

The Homeland Security Department is advertising for a contractor that can provide a regular data feed on bioterrorism events and emerging disease outbreaks such as swine flu.

CACI to support DOD disaster management efforts

CACI International will continue to provide management support and other services to the Defense Department’s Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance under a five-year, $47 million contract.

SRA works with new Texas institute to curb cancer

SRA International is providing management and information technology services to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas under a five-year, $16.2 million contract.

IBM's Altman faces changed government market

IBM Corp.'s Anne Altman looks for opportunities to help public-sector customers weather the financial meltdown.

CDC hammers out new source selection rules

The Centers for Disease Control is inviting prospective vendors to participate in an advisory process before publishing a solicitation for a major information technology contract, anticipated in September.

Seattle firm tracks swine flu

A private firm is providing updates on the swine flu outbreak in Mexico to U.S. health agencies and the public.

Consultancy helps health care agencies with info needs

Customer Value Partners Inc. wants improve the quality of information health care agencies give to the public.

Budget gives boost to IT, health care

The Health and Human Services Department would get money to increase techology, research and program integrity under the HHS $76.8 billion request.